IIRC hot dog carts run about 2500 bucks.
They start there, yes.
Entry level entrepreneur. Like the kulaks and the Juden, he had to be liquidated for being so uppity. This is a lawless nation, and this is a little entry level Kristalnacht.
May God remedy the ills of this nation. Hard.
After a couple of years of trying to comply with all the regulations thrown at him; a local cart operator recently got his permit to operate — after spending about $25,000 on his cart. (At least $20,000 of that for no benefit, other than compliance with draconian regulations.)